This post proposes a list of IT Management that can be achieved by individuals or professionals (and not organizations).
Project Management Professional (PMP)
The exam of this certification assess the knowledge of PMBoK (Project Management Book of Knowledge).
Owned by PMI (Project Management Institution)
PRINCE2 stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environments.
Owned by AXELOS.
IPMA stands for International Project Management Association
Certified Associate in Project Management
Issued by PMP
It expires after 5 years, then it can be retaken.
Software Development Paradigms and Models
Agile is a family of methodologies.
Scrum and Kanban are derived from Agile.
Different institutions grant certificates about Agile, for example:
- SAFe 5 Agilist, issued by Scaled Agiled Inc
Software Development Methodologies and Frameworks
Based on Agile.
Owned by Toyota.
Process framework for agile software development.
Newer than Scrum.
GEIT / IT Governance Framework
GEIT means Governance of Enterprise IT.
Formerly an acronym for Information Technology Infrastructure Library.
Owned by AXELOS.
Service Management Framework
The implementation of ITIL processes facilitates the implementation of controls for ISO/IEC 27002.
CMMI stands for Capability Maturity Model Integration.
There was also a CMM (Capability Maturity Model), but it was largely supersed by CMMI. The major difference between these two is that CMM focuses on isolated processes, whereas CMMi focuses on the integration among those processes.
CMMI establish 5 maturity stages on processes:
- Managed (“repeatble” in CMM)
- Quantitatively managed (“managed” in CMM)
CMMI is used on GAP analysis, to identify the current state and the objective state.
The implementation of CMMI processes facilitates the implementation of controls for ISO/IEC 27002.
There are various certification levels for CMMI practitioners:
There is a CMMC, for Cybersercuty Capability Maturity Model.
Owned by ISACA.
IT Management and Governance Framework.
In addition to the framework, ISACA issue some certificate related to it. As certificates, they are for life.
COBIT approach to risk management can help to implement ISO/IEC 27001.
Issued by ISACA.
Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT.
It is not a framework, and it is exclusively a certification. As a certification, it needs to be maintained under the CPE program.
Please check this post.
IT Management Practices
Developed by Toyota.
Owned by LeanIT Association.
Owned by the Six Sigma Council.
Service Desk Certification
Owned by SDI (Service Desk Institute)
Cisco Computer Networks Associate
Associate or entry-level Cisco networks certificate.
Cisco Computer Networks Professional
Professional-level Cisco networks certificate.
Not yet classified
Global Information Assurance Certification
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Information Privacy Manager
Certified Fraud Examiner
IT Management Certification Bodies
This is a non-exhaustive list of IT certifications bodies:
- BCI (Business Continuity Institute)
- ISECOM (Institute for Security and Open Methodologies)
- OffSec (Offensive Security)